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Pinellas County Considers Consolidating Fire and EMS

The County Commission last year eliminated two paramedic positions from the Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District and gave all the EMS service in the area to a nearby Seminole station.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

Officials: Hospital Wing Pilot Tried to Beat Storm Prior to Crash

The report says a co-worker who talked to the crew by phone said they knew a thunderstorm was moving in and thought they could land before it hit.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

First Line Technology Partners with Louis M. Gerson, Co for Pandemic Preparedness

First Line Technology has partnered with Louis M. Gerson and Co. to deliver high-quality N95, N99, and N100 respirators that are made in the United States of America.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

Bruce Evans to Receive the 2010 James O. Page IAFC Award

The IAFC Emergency Medical Services EMS Section announced that it will name Bruce Evans as the 2010 recipient of the James O. Page EMS Achievement Award.

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010

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Research Shows 9/11 Responders Suffering Long-Lasting Lung Damage

Among EMTs, the numbers were worse. Of the nearly 2,000 EMTs included in the analysis, 22 percent of the non-smokers scored below normal on their most recent breathing test.

Posted Thursday, April 8, 2010

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Smoke and Fire Stop West Virginia Mine Rescue, Again

The teams encountered smoke and, fearing fire, had to turn back before they could check a second chamber - the last chance for the four miners' survival.

Posted Thursday, April 8, 2010

Charges Dropped in Virginia Ambulance-Police Chase

Talbott was charged after stopping his ambulance in the path of a driver who was running from police last week.

Posted Thursday, April 8, 2010

Coroners Discuss Mistaken Deaths

Last month, two Metropolitan EMS paramedics arrived at a West Little Rock home declaring 52-year-old Pamela Harper dead.

Posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Cyclist Becomes 4th Denver-area Bus-Crash Fatality

A cyclist hit by a bus in Lafayette on Wednesday has died, making him the fourth fatality in five days involving a Regional Transportation District bus.

Posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010


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